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A weekly show covering the latest in browser features, standards, and the tools developers use to build for the Web of today and beyond. Each week, hosts Danny, Amal, Leon, and Justin are joined by a special guest to discuss the latest developments and features that you may just want to use in your next project.

A weekly show covering the latest in browser features, standards, and the tools developers use to build for the Web of today and beyond. Each week, hosts Danny, Amal, Leon, and Justin are joined by a special guest to discuss the latest developments and features that you may just want to use in your next project.
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A weekly show covering the latest in browser features, standards, and the tools developers use to build for the Web of today and beyond. Each week, hosts Danny, Amal, Leon, and Justin are joined by a special guest to discuss the latest developments and features that you may just want to use in your next project.

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Episodes

194: Off the Main Thread

10/21/2019
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For a lot of software developers running code in separate threads is a common tool to reach for. On the web they are not nearly as widely used but can be just as powerful. Join us this week as Surma talks us through just how useful workers can be and some of the challenges they can help developers solve. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/194-off-the-main-thread Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular updates...

Duration:00:58:11

193: Modern Web Toolchains

10/2/2019
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What is a web developer toolchain? It seems that, like most web development questions, it depends on many factors. There are build tools, testing, CI, and much more. Danny and Erik go through some of their current tools they use for development and explain how these have evolved over time. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/193-modern-web-toolchains Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular updates @TheWebPlatform.

Duration:00:48:44

192: Ionic and React are Friends

9/14/2019
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In 2019, when developers think of Ionic and particularly the Ionic Framework they might think of Angular and Stencil. What about that VDOM thing called React? That’s on the other side of web developers minds...right? Actually…..it’s everywhere and now it’s part of Ionic. Mike Hartington (@mhartington) joins The Web Platform podcast again. This time Mike discusses Ionic’s latest incarnation of its framework using powerful React Components. React developers only need to know React and a few...

Duration:00:53:39

191: The State of Webcomponents

9/3/2019
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Web component have been a favorite topic here on the Web Platform Podcast for a while now. After years of waiting Web components finally seem like they are ready for prime time. Browser support is great and only getting better and more and more frameworks have an excellent inter-op story. Join us this week as we chat with Ben Farrell all about how web components may have finally arrived. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more:...

190: All The Angular

8/9/2019
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As a treat for the start of your summer Angular is has a new major release. Angular version 8 brings some exciting features to both the core libraries as well as the Angular CLI. Stephen Fluin joins us this week to talk all about what is new in Angular version 8 as well as a tiny bit about what is coming for Angular in future. Pull up a lawn chair, crack a beverage and enjoy learning about Angular. (unless the weather is bad or it isn't summer where you live) Visit the website for This Week...

Duration:00:47:08

189: Developing with VSCode

5/2/2019
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VSCode has become incredibly popular, very quickly. We're joined this week by Ahmad Awais, the creator of vscode.pro and the insanely popular VSCode theme Shades of Purple and learn about the VSCode extension ecosystem and how beneficial it can be to have your editor written with the technologies you know and love. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/189-developing-with-vscode Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular...

Duration:00:56:46

188: You Don't Know JS?

4/18/2019
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Kyle Simpson, the author of the extremely popular "You Don't Know JS?" book series has been a JavaScript developer for 20 years which is a long time considering JavaScript is only 24. Join us this week and witness Kyles obvious passion for the language, hear about his past experiences (like creating a compiler with PHP) and what it's like to be part of the JS community from the beginning. Visit the website for This Week in Web, 15% off conference tickets, resources & more:...

Duration:01:00:19

187: An update on WebRTC

3/28/2019
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Get an update on everything that is happening in the wonderful world of WebRTC. WebRTC powers a staggering number of applications most of us use every day and has some exciting use cases you probably never even thought of. As a developer WebRTC is certainly one of those technologies you should be taking a look at. In this weeks episode get the latest from one of WebRTCs leading authorities Tsahi Levent-Levi. Check out This Week in Web for a 15% discount on Amsterdam JSNation conference...

Duration:00:49:20

186: How we got into web development

3/21/2019
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We all got here somehow. This week Danny Blue and Leon Revill share how they got into web development. The web is a big place so how did those who do this as a career end up here? Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/186-how-did-you-get-into-web-development? Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular updates @TheWebPlatform.

Duration:00:46:21

185: Houdini

2/28/2019
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Houdini is a set of specs and APIs which expose low-level CSS capabilities allowing developers to break the mould and capitalize on performance gains. Surma who is a web advocate at Google joins us this week to enlighten us on the use-cases and capabilities of these APIs and how they are going to impact the web. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/185-houdini Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular updates...

Duration:00:55:13

184: MDN Web Docs

2/26/2019
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Finding documentation about the web and its various platform APIs used to be a fragmented experienced across a wide range of sites with not quite the right information. When all hope seemed lost, Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) Web Docs became the clearinghouse for not only Mozilla related docs but also the web in general. In this episode, we talk with Mozilla's Ali Spivak (@Ali Spivak) and Kadir Topal (@atopal), as well as MDN Product Advisory Board member and ex-Mozilla/current Googler...

Duration:00:55:03

183: Web Standards, DevTools, and Browser Preview for Visual Studio Code

2/7/2019
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Since Visual Studio Code burst onto the code editor scene, the steady improvements have made a number of web-related development tasks easier to handle. In this episode, we speak with web standards contributor and PM on the Visual Studio Code Kenneth Auchenberg (@auchenberg) on a wide range of topics. From VS Code's beginnings and current open source model, to Kenneth's recent experiments with Chrome headless in VS Code via browser-preview extension, this is an episode not to miss. Visit...

Duration:00:37:52

182: Calibre and Web Performance Monitoring

2/4/2019
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With an ever-expanding array of devices, connectivity, and growing usage in new markets, the need for web performance has never been stronger. Beyond single testing for a given metric, how do you achieve and monitor your progress? To help us learn more about performance, Ben Schwarz (@benschwarz), founder of Calibre, joins us to discuss various facets of web performance, how monitoring can help achieve your goals, and just why he thinks performance budgets aren't an end-all solution for most...

Duration:00:35:37

181: Learning Design

1/25/2019
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For many developers, design can be a mystifying topic. For many designers, writing code isn't their daily task. In this episode designer and developer Erik Kennedy walks through common approaches and talks about who designers and developers can better work together to bring forth happiness inducing products. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/181-learning-design Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular updates...

Duration:00:47:28

180: web.dev

1/17/2019
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web.dev is a new developer resource released at Chrome Dev Summit last year to help developers with topics such as fast load times, network resilience, SEO and more. With integrated lighthouse, the automated performance auditing tool, it can analyse your sites and provide deep insight into what you can do to improve. Join us this week with Rob Dodson to talk all about how web.dev came about, why it is so important, all its great features and what could be coming in the future. Oh! and listen...

Duration:00:55:12

179: Developing For Voice

12/13/2018
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Voice interfaces are more common than ever and devices like the Google Home and Amazon's Echo are becoming deeply ingrained in our day-to-day lives. This week we talk about developing for voice both for the web and beyond. We discuss how developing voice-based applications differs from traditional UI based applications and the challenges involved. Dustin Coates shares plenty of tips and resources to help you get stuck into developing for voice. Visit the website for This Week in Web,...

Duration:00:49:42

178: Chrome Dev Summit Recap

12/5/2018
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This week we cover many of the great things announced at Chrome Dev Summit 2018. We talk about some of the exciting new things coming to the web, the new resource for web developers (web.dev) how the Squoosh app brings together all of the latest modern best practices including web workers, web assembly and PWA techniques to deliver a great experience and Justin opens with a priceless Santa impression - what more could you need to kick off your December? Visit the website for This Week in...

Duration:00:52:07

177: Community Outreach

11/30/2018
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Tyler McGinnis joins us this week to talk about the importance of community outreach, how he got into teaching and what keeps him going. We talk about how publishing content like blog posts and other training material can generate exciting opportunities and learn how Tyler makes a living doing what he loves without the need for complicated marketing campaigns. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/177-community-outreach Follow The Web...

Duration:00:48:27

176: VisBug

11/21/2018
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Feeling empowered to design on the web can be a challenge. With the recently demoed Project VisBug by Adam Argyle (@argyleink) at Chrome Dev Summit, that's changing. VisBug allows any website to become an artboard to be shaped, allowing designers and developers alike a new set of freedom to find joy with designing on the web. In this episode, we dive into the challenges of designing for the web, how VisBug helps alleviate some of the pain points, and just what's next for the latest in punk...

Duration:00:57:06

175: Gatsby

10/31/2018
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Gatsby brings together React, Webpack and modern JavaScript in a way that makes a performant experience the default experience. In this weeks episode join us with Jason Lengstorf and learn how Gatsby can do this and some of the other great products that Gatsby are working on. Visit the website for This Week in Web, resources & more: https://thewebplatformpodcast.com/175-gatsby Follow The Web Platform podcast on Twitter for regular updates @TheWebPlatform.

Duration:00:57:48